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burn mark on arm

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ilovesprouts Mon 29-Jun-09 20:36:08

i have a burn on my arm,its now got a scab on but its gone red all round it is this normal ??

whomovedmychocolate Mon 29-Jun-09 20:36:55

Yes, that's the new skin knitting together.

Unless it gets hot or starts oozing it's fine.

ilovesprouts Mon 29-Jun-09 20:39:02

im ment its a big round mark feels a bit hot

whomovedmychocolate Mon 29-Jun-09 20:48:04

Ah it might be a bit infected in that case - do you feel unwell? Flu like symptoms? If not it's probably mild and can be safely ignored, but if you notice veins tracking (like red lines) from the wound outwards) see your GP.

ilovesprouts Mon 29-Jun-09 20:50:15

no dont feel unwell at all just not sure about the redness ..will keep an eye on it thanks smile

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